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FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 3:00pm PST
-shawn shootout at a house fire in rochester, new york. it appears that the blaze was set at a trap. correspondent david lee miller has details. hello. >> doug, authorities say a convicted killer paroled after serving 17 years in prison was responsible for the deadly ambush that killed two firefighters in upstate new york, outside of rochester. police are trying to figure out a motive for the rampage. >> predawn call to volunteerment for to put out this house blaze ended in tragedy. firefighters were met with gunfire. one of the injured described the scene in a call for help to a radio dispatcher. >> we're shot at, multiple firemen down. i think he used assault rifles. multiple firemen down. working fire. >> two firefighters for killed. one of woman worked as police officer. two others were seriously wounded. >> this is still an active investigation. but at first blush it appear it was a trap. >> police arrived and opened fire on shooter. gunman who took his own life identified as 62-year-old william spangleer. he had a criminal past. >> spangler was a convicted felon. he is not allowed to possess
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
might get off easier than originally thought. "new york post" report that individuals remain on the state department payroll and will be back to work soon. they point to a statement saying all four are on administrative leave pending further action. did you know that you can weigh in on government regulations? that is news to you, you are not alope. correspondent shannon bream tells us the comment period for input is getting shorter and shorter. >> if you don't pay attention to it, this is a whole part of the government that is operating secret otherwise. >> when congress passes a law, something massive as the 2 2,409 page affordable care tract is the beginning. they are given authority to issue regulation to spell out how the law will be enforced but not before giving the public a chance to weigh in. in 1993, president clinton called executive order to call on agencies to provide minimum of 60 days for public input. three new proposed regulation for obamacare assigned 30 days and will get 24. with the comment period set to end in the week between christmas and new year's. on
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 3:00pm PST
of the united states and frankly -- >> bret: this is a fox news alert. i'm bret baier in new york tonight. let's take you back to newtown, connecticut, where press conference has just begun. the connecticut governor malloy. listen in. >> children, beautiful, beautiful children. who had simply come to school to learn. >> their day ended a different way than we could have imagined. as we stand here today we can't imagine what transpired there. evil visited this community today. it's too early to speak of recovery. but each parent, each sibling, each member of the family has to understand that connecticut, we're all in this together. we'll do whatever we can to overcome this event. we will get through it. but this is a terrible time for this community and for these families. our police personnel and others are doing the utmost to clear this situation as soon as possible. to return these children to their parents. or these loved ones to their fellow loved ones as quickly as possible. we'll work with all of the residents of this community. and connecticut to make sure that we do, in fact, get throu
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
the government to cut back spending in other areas in exchange for relief money. the new york and the new jersey governors ask for bigger aid packages. >>> the powerful winter storm swept through half of the country and left many in dark. arkansas, 15-inchs of snow caused widespread daniel to power lines and cutting electricity to 200,000 customers. chicago has already reached 500 homicides before the end of this year. the highest level in four years. windy city is desperate to lower its murder rate. correspondent mike tobin looks at one initiative to supporters hope will do just that. [ siren ] >> guy in the middle of the street. looks shot. >> gangland shooting part of every evening in chicago, the gun control debate is ongoing. solution passed by the cook county board of collisioners another tax. $25 on every handgun sold. this gun store owner says it's tax against the legal gun owners. >> the new tax is sold with the idea it would offset public cost of medical care for shooting victims. aconfidencing to the board president own numbers that cost is shy of $35 million. estimated revenue is $60
FOX News
Dec 25, 2012 3:00pm PST
church of the nazarene in new york far rockaway still serving as relief site. trying to make the christmas normal for the children hit the hardest. >> charities across the region, like rebuilding together are helping people get back on their feet. volunteers donate the time to fix danieled home and repair the broken lives. >> still have hope? >> always. >> it's god. we are blessed in so many ways. >> now they are able to celebrate christmas in a home together. say they have learned firsthand the meaning of the season. >> in one of the hardest times in our lives a lot of good has come out of it. beautiful things come out of it. >> this is awesome. it's a blessing. like you never think that people would do this. it's just like amazing. >> even after sandy, the christmas spirit survives. in middletown, new jersey, i'm eric shawn, fox news. >> doug: indeed the christmas spirit. later on, might want to grab at kleenex. touching story of marine's journey to find life after near death. up next, retailers are hoping for christmas gains this holiday season. will they get their wish? e
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
their job. according to a new york post. the spokesperson said the secretary accepted eric boswell decision to resign. as assistant secretary for diplomatic security effective immediately. the other three individuals were relieved of the current duties. chairwoman of the house foreign affairs committee now says that response from the state department is purposefully misleading. >> the truth is nobody is out. they just, shifted that chairs and in fact if you want to screw up big-time, get a job at senior levels at the state department because apparently they don't let anybody go. >> hard to fire anybody, particularly for the foreign service officers even when they leave the particular position. they still held a government job. >> secretary of state hillary clinton still hasn't testified before congress about the benghazi attacks, because she suffered concussion after being ill. but they want her testimony before they hold any hearings to confirm her successor. >> before i want a new secretary of state, i would like for the secretary to come and testify about the culture. that is helpful to
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm PST
than the unfinished construction projects in new york city. each began with hope and promise and ran head first to environment filled with uncertainty. >> they are empty monument to bad economy. the developers have been left incomplete until they secure financing. they say the institutional construction lending has not bounced back from the 2008 economic crisis. >> they run out of money or combination of running low on money and not having enough sales where the condominium or co-op sales or the market for rentals doesn't appear to be strong enough to justify completion of the project. >> right now, the city says there are 691 star projects. number by 17%. half are 45% stalled since 2009. try and kick start construction, american institute of architect has a web site where they pitch the project to potential investors and by pass the banks. other cities have seen the housing construction rebounds by as much as 18%. all signs of a growing national turn-around. some say construction spending is cyclical. in 1976, the manhattan posh upper east side dotted with the unfinished building an
FOX News
Dec 19, 2012 3:00pm PST
while you are talking about it -- >> senator schumer's position is because he is from new york. in new york, cost of living is higher. $250,000 is not what $250,000 is in other places. the same in washington, d.c. i do think that it is a fair place to draw the line. it's just not where the president wants to draw the line. though he has moved his line. he has moved. let's not say he hasn't moved at all. it's come down on the revenues. come down, or up on the, what the amount would be taxed. so he has moved. >> bret: but not on spending cuts. charles? >> the president invoking the massacre of children to say the republicans need to accept his terms of surrender in the negotiations is not just non-sequitur. it's sackryally. it is at peace with the tone of the news conference. this is the way he conducts them generally which is he is excessively self-righteous. he talks about the other side being unprincipled, not interested in the national interest. slaves of ideology which he says makes no sense. as you mention, invested in opposing him. to the point they are willing to let the country
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
about it, says the new york senior senator. >> that was two years ago. the republicans should have taken up the offer then. you can't turn the clock back two years. if the republicans want to take the million dollars, they should have taken it back then under entirely different political circumstances. >> the majority leader took it a step further. >> speaker boehner's plans are nonstarters in the senate. >> though the speaker isn't buying it. >> i am not convinced at all that when the bill passes the house today, that it will die in the senate. at some point the senate has to act. >> first the house has to pass the bill. the house leadership says it has the votes but this is a tough one. many members say they were not elected to increase taxes. bret? >> bret: okay, mike. thanks. series of votes, some of them may start in this hour. we'll bring it to you live. now to ed henry standing by at the white house. >> today he said he went to plan "b" because he couldn't get republicans to support plan "a." >> the republicans in the house decided to run done an alley that has no exit. >> time fo
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 3:00pm PST
in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. because what choice do we have? >> today new york city mayor michael bloomberg mocked the idea of the fiscal cliff might distract the ability to come together on gun control. >> if congress and the president can't focus on two things at once who on earth did we elect? >> in early 2011 the president made similar promises in tucson noting it was finally time to stop gun violence while adding quote like the ma joer of the of americans i believe the second amendment gives the right to bear arms. my administration has not curtailed the rights of gun owners it has expanded them. carney was pressed to name one action the president has taken since then. >> we taken steps on the issue of background checks to make the system more thorough and complete. >> what might be different in this tragedy is all of the children involved making it difficult for the national rifle association to stop action. >> today centrist democrats with a ratings by the nra said for the first time they are open to new gun laws. warner tweeted this was a game changer. m
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
say, not as i do. belcher's grieving teammates refuse to blame guns for tragic event. the new york daily news say a pair of players one schaefering thanksgiving dinner with belcher who insists the protection of guns is necessary and most people own them. they called it a mistake saying that my mistake is i left it for too much communication in the short segment. rather than properly discussing the football culture the gun culture and domestic violence. costas says he does not favor appeal of the second amendment. >> bret: it's been a month since the campaign ended but vice president asheel ghafoor js gaffes are continuing. he sent congratulatory letter to eric boudenweiser republican state senate candidate in delaware. but budenwebeiser withdrew after being charged with felony counts for raining a boy for a decade. the form letter began, "congratulations on your recent victory in our great state of delaware." in a local report that mentioned the story, the situation is described as somewhat embarrassing. the result of vice president not being awareed of the confusion, surrounding t
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
. joe biden hinted about running a handful of other democrats governor of new york and maryland are also openly looking at it. no, it's not too early. >> bret: we have time to talk about it. >> lots of time. >> bret: carl, thanks. sad news, the loss of a woman who made a difference half a world away. elizabeth murdoch, mother of our big boss died peacefully today in australia. at the age of 103. mrs. murdoch was the mother of four children, including rupert murdock. patron of the arts she contributed to estimated 100 charities annually. many of them concerned with the health of children. in 1963, elizabeth murdock was made a dane commander of the order of the british empire. one of britain's highest civilian honors for her services for social welfare. australia bestowed a similar order companion of australia in 1989. prior to her 100th birthday, the australian prime minister called her woman with turbo charge for her community service in her advanced years. on behalf of her extended family, rupert murdock said his mother would be mourned by countless thousands of australians whose lives
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
of 2012. hundreds of thousands of revelers around the globe expected to cram in new york city times square to see the ball drop and ring in 2013. you are looking live there at times square. ray kelly says times square will be the safest place in world tonight. celebrate all american new year's 2013 with my colleagues megyn kelly and bill hemmer. back again. you have don't want to miss it. where are you spending new year's eve? anything interesting? let me know on twitter. follow me -- @bretbaeir. interesting story. mexican drug cartels are looking north, but way north. halfway up to california to move their product. >> e, tortion to vicious crime and working with street gang. are mexican cartels strengthen their grip in california? >> yes. what concerns me is the political shift in mexico. the shift might make it stronger in california. >> change of political leadership south of the border, there is a fear the mexican government mite not crack down and fight cartels like in recent years. this concerns the sheriff who sees the cartel becoming more brazen. >> they are recruiting from gangs i
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 3:00pm PST
hayes for "weekly standard" zelney for the "new york times." sindcated columnnist charles krauthammer. jeff, moments ago, actually, erskine bowles, they named this the erskine bowles counter offer said in an interview this is kabuki theater. if both sides got an agreement the way that washington is too quickly, their own side would kill them because they wouldn't think they had negotiated hard enough. they have to go through the exchange. we are in the early stages of the dance to take us a little while. >> there is some truth to that. there is posturing on both sides of this. the white house and speaker bane side. there are 29 days left. business world looking for signal from washington, not much time at all. but in washington that is all the time in the world. this comes down to something on the cusp of christmas, christmas eve or new year's eve. there is a risk for both sides off the cliff. some say the burden is on the republicans that come to the deal. but big part of what the president second term is like. what he can do on a variety of other things is shaped by what happens her
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
today is incapable of competing at thatlep. governor andrew cuomo of new york hopes to compete at that level and made no secret of the interest of running for president. but steers clear of discussing clinton. >> no doubt she is incredibly popular and experience and speculation about the political future. she is the person who will make the decision. >> 61% of the likely democratic primary voters favor clinton as the 2016 nominee. more than three times biden and cuomo combined. in addition to cuomo and biden, maryland governor o'malley and mark warner, montana governor brian switzer and the massachusetts governor patrick eyeing a white house run. among the 15 to 20 republicans looking for a run in four years all of them know at one point or a they will be judgeed by how well they match up against clinton. >> bret: there is time, carl. there is time. >> not for them. >> bret: okay. thanks. court in texas ordered a temporary halt to work on an oil pipeline from canada to gulf coast. private landowner says transcanada intends to carry tar sand oil not crude oil in the pipeline cla
FOX News
Dec 18, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> when the come pain began it was less than that. >> you can walk by the main debt clock in new york city. west 44th street and avenue of the americas. but when you really stop and look at it for a while, maybe even stare at it, frankly, it's scary. as of today, every household in the united states owes $140,000 of debt. every single household. the u.s. borrowed roughly $6 billion every day. the country is borrowing $239 billion each hour. that is $4 billion every minute. in the time that this started, u.s. has already borrowed another $4 million. for every dollar they brought in, it spent $200.06. it runs a deficit. deficit is a one-year shortfall that has to be made up by borrowing. the national debt total accumulated debt is the sum of all the annual deficits. less any surplus. it's the running count. we hear politicians talk about deficits and the debt all the time. >> the debt. >> deficit. >> debt. >> deficit. >> bret: how to get politicians to come to some agreement to get the debt clock slow down or tick back the other way continues to be the challenge. but first, where we have bee
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm PST
. let's bring in the panel. on the fiscal cliff. judge andrew napolitano. fox news senior judicial analyst. juan williams, columnist with tannehill. byron york from the "washington examiner." judge, what do you make of this? we had back and forth and we talk about this every day. every day there are developments. >> the president insistence on raising tax rate is reprehensible and violates economics 101. raising tax rates will not necessarily produce more revenue. the president is more interested to punish the rich and perceived reward for base. doesn't put more money in the federal treasury. the republicans give in to this in spirit of compromise, i respect alan simpson. but this is a time for the republicans to say no to spending no, borrowing. no to taxes. do you any any republicans sent to congress to facilitate the president spending to us oblivion? they no. or they will be sent home. >> president feels like he was elected on a campaign where he mentioned on the stump many times, raising tax rates. >> i understand that. >> but under our system the congress writes the law and p
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